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Jan 5, 2013 7:30am PST
: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware river, early engineers found that development along the waterfront was causing pollution. so their search led them to the nearby schuylkill river. philadelphia developed technologies to pump water from the river into the city. these technologies established engineering concept
Jan 21, 2013 7:30pm EST
as president at the university. this interview recorded at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia as part of booktv is college series and is about 20 minutes. >> you are watching booktv on c-span 2 and one of the things we like to do is visit college campuses. we contact you professors also authors and showcase books that she may not know about otherwise. we are pleased to be at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia this week and were joined by the president of the university, amy gutmann. she's the author of this book, "the spirit of compromise: why governing demands it and campaigning undermines it." president gutmann, are we a politically compromised? >> guest: we were created in compromise. a lot of people think of the revolutionary war, which separated us from our mother country. but if you recall -- i know you weren't there then, but if you recall historically speaking our founding fathers crafted a compromise that created the constitution. they were as polarized as any set of americans have been throughout our country and our history. they were pro-and anti-slavery
Jan 20, 2013 1:00pm EST
: in philadelphia. >> guest: right here in philadelphia. one of the ironies -- so many ironies but one of the powerful ones is the first black president actually is a person who can talk least about race. for him it's a third rail for everyone, it's the third, fourth, and philadelphia rail for him. there's something about race he knows he can't discuss, and part of what he tried to do in that moment was to say, let me say something i think is going to bring people together that is forward thinking and hopefully i'll never have to bring it up again. in some ways it's paranoia. the idea is americans for fatigued about race. so resistant to thinking about racial inclusion, that to even bring up the idea of race too often, folks are going to disqualify you from the highest office in the land and you're not going to be a president for all americans. the positive is there are ways to address all kinds of differences that don't invoke race but brings everyone in. that's a nice model. we don't have to produce race-specific programs to create racial equality in a way. we can do it in these othe
Jan 14, 2013 1:35am EST
. professor happ was interviewed at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia. part of book tv's college series. >> host: university of pennsylvania history professor, stephen hahn is the author of this book "the political world of slavery and freedom." professor hahn, before we get into the subject of the book, what's the image on the front cover? >> guest: that's a very good question and the answer is i have no idea. the editor proposed -- thought it was a very eye-catching image and when i showed it to friends and colleagues they had no idea what it meant. it doesn't clearly relate to anything in the book but i think they were interested in selling books, and that's how they chose it. i think it is a really interesting photograph, and i think it speaks to sort of complex connections within african-american communities that involve gender as well as power. but beyond that, i don't know. >> host: well, professor hahn, what do going to the topic of the book -- what do we know wrongly about slavery in the u.s.? >> guest: well, one of the issues that i try to deal with in the book is the p
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
called. 35 seconds of four each. >> pierre: a one-goal lead in philadelphia. on the power play, chaud injula giroux, off the post. giroux sees the stick of simmonds. and there's later on, how he's driving fleury nuts. simmonds. all over the crease area. by the way, congratulations to thomas holmstrom. recently retired. what a career he had. a lot of players have tried to copy his style, wayne simmonds one of them. >> doc: he'll be saluted this detroit before the home opener. >> pierre: what a game sutter's played in his first ever regular season game for the penguins. power on power on face-offs. he's made things happen because of his grit. >> doc: with couturier. popped along. back to timonen. under the away from the forechecking sutter. taken on by brayden schenn. out to center. 25 from now, a pittsburgh power play to the last 20 seconds. letang able to play on to sutter. he's hit. across to paul martin. walked on out to center. the net is open. played off the boards. doubling back now is couturier. seven from now, malkin will be out of the penalty box. half a minute to go, regulati
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
: a one-goal lead in philadelphia. on the power play, chaud injula giroux, off the post. giroux sees the stick of simmonds. and there's later on, how he's driving fleury nuts. simmonds. all over the crease area. by the way, congratulations to thomas holmstrom. recently retired. what a career he had. a lot of players have tried to copy his style, wayne simmonds one of them. >> doc: he'll be saluted this detroit before the home opener. >> pierre: what a game sutter's played in his first ever regular season game for the penguins. power on power on face-offs. he's made things happen because of his grit. >> doc: with couturier. popped along. back to timonen. under the away from the forechecking sutter. taken on by brayden schenn. out to center. 25 from now, a pittsburgh power play to the last 20 seconds. letang able to play on to sutter. he's hit. across to paul martin. walked on out to center. the net is open. played off the boards. doubling back now is couturier. seven from now, malkin will be out of the penalty box. half a minute to go, regulation. the play off hartnell, carried on by
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am EST
scene. northbound 95 dundalk avenue. philadelphia boulevard, we have an accident. up to speed on the north and west side of the beltway. seven minutes from the 895 split. this is 50 at sandy point. a nice ride at the bay bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the baltimore ravens will board a plane bound for denver. >> pete gilbert is already at the mile high city and scouts out the territory for us. >> we have made our way here to denver. the town is lit up in orange. their slogan is united in orange. this tower behind me is lit up in orange. i was a little disappointed. i think i've seen two jerseys so far. it is not like what we see in baltimore. they are very confident. the broncos have won 13 games and they have a home-field advantage. we would like to remind them. peyton manning has never won a playoff game where the temperature was under 40 degrees. something to think about. i spoke with some ravens fans coming over on the plane. they are getting ready for the festivities. we are looking forward to catching up with them. we will have live coverage beginning
Jan 17, 2013 1:00am EST
growing up in west philadelphia, the best place in the world to grow up is a forecast councilman and is a mayor of our city, in so many respects he is the nation's mayor. we working on gun buybacks but he has had to counsel families of police officers who have been killed. there are literally dozens of children over 50 a day shot every day in our country and mayor, it is good to see you. there is so much more that could be said but it is more important that we hear from the witnesses. i want to welcome my friend and the leader of the united states conference of mayors here today and we await his testimony. thank you. >> thank you. we're honored by each of your presence and went would like to begin with janet robinson. >> thank you very much. i'm here to give a face to the children, the staff, the families of sandy hook in newtown, connecticut. our on a beautiful winter morning in december buses dropped off their precious cargo. nearly 500 elementary children with their expectations like all little children that good things will happen today. maybe, what is for lunch today? will i
Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm EST
about what i call philadelphia sovereignty. second i'm going to examine the ideas of the global governance project, which challenges philadelphia sovereignty. and then we'll move to action and look at the actual activities. fourth, will examine the significance of this conflict between constitutional government and global governance. sovereignty is defending the scholars scholars than most people as westphalian, embodied in the nation state is going the treaty of 1648 and that's true to an extent. when i was working on the book and thinking of coming up with concepts, i relist americans don't think of themselves as westphalian sovereignty. we the people of the united states of america. opening words of the constitution, written in philadelphia, hence philadelphia sovereignty. but what is philadelphia sovereignty, the people are sovereign, the three constitution and the core of the twin pillars of our liberty and consent. so we do have majority rule, but majority rule is limited reconstitution and the whole system of separation of powers, federalism and limited government. a lot
Jan 2, 2013 12:00am EST
to college and he goes over to the newland after running away to philadelphia because he wants to be a printer and by the fonted and tight and prices but he hears from the ship captains helped teaks of a list to get across the atlantic to europe than it does coming back, something not explained by the prevailing turn of wind so lever, benjamin franklin as curious. he's heard about these things, he drops of their role in to the notion that a different that every few hours and measures the temperature of the water and is able for the first time to chart the gulfstream to understand what it is. this cool and curiouser the age of 17 but more than any other regular ordinary citizen, he travels through his life back and forth across the atlantic more than anyone. even at age 80 when he's coming back from england after he had done the treaty of paris into the american revolution he's still dropping barrels of water taking the temperature still trying to chart the gulf stream but i wasn't just the curiosity. for the his salient trade was tolerance. we are standing on the national mall
Jan 14, 2013 2:00am PST
north m mali. >>> it was a weekend of record-setting temperatures in washington and philadelphia, flights were delayed for hours due to this dense fog. in the west unseasonably cold weather. farmers have been scrambling to save $2 billion in citrus from near-freezing temperatures. with that we will bring in our own bill karins in a second. first your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> with president obama's second inaugural one week away, an official store has opened near the capitol selling tote bags, t-shirts, buttons lashgs pell pins and other souvenirs. >>> former president george h.w. bush may be released from the hospital in the coming days, that's according to a family spokesman it could even happen today. but there's been no confirmation of that. >>> robert f. kennedy junior says he believes there was more than one gunman who assassinated his uncle in 1963. rfk junior also privately doubted the accuracy of the warren commission report on the death of jfk. >>> vice president joe biden is about to send his recommendations to president obama and proposals for new gun co
Jan 27, 2013 5:00am PST
with black enterprise. >>> coming up, latoya smith goes to philadelphia in search of a true challenge. >> i hope to change one life. >>> welcome back. latoya smith visited my hometown of philadelphia with a real challenge. >> here's the story of a woman who's scoring big points. maria battle is our slice of life. >> at the president of the ameri health foundation, she is creating programs to educate families. >> they take children from a long screening, from their bmi to all their testings they need. their blood pressure, height, weight. they take them through a spirometry check. they get an asthma and action plan, they see the ator gift and pulmonologist. many times that's not something you can do all in one day. we're really trying to capture it all together. >> the children have a fair amount of basic information about asthma. they operate off of a lot of myths. >> the idea is to bring the health options and information to underdeserved communities while showing that staying healthy can be fun. >> we work out as a family. i have a mini-gym at the house. i put the kids through circuit tra
Jan 23, 2013 12:35am PST
a certain section in philadelphia. and -- [ laughter ] you know, so if the young man -- may i go over there, and you come with me? >> jimmy: of course. please. [ cheers and applause ] >> all right. all right. now where -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: don't scare him. don't scare him. >> oh, no, no, no. no, no. we were walking like this. >> jimmy: yes, that's true. >> and we're going someplace, towards these people. >> jimmy: yes. >> who are from philadelphia. >> jimmy: that is correct. >> and what did you do while we were walking? huh? >> jimmy: i ducked. >> yes. >> jimmy: i'm blind. i ducked. that's what you are doing. >> i too am from north philadelphia. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and when you duck, i duck. >> jimmy: i duck. yeah. [ laughter ] but i didn't know. i didn't know. >> conjugation of the verb "to run." >> jimmy: yes. to run. >> to run. >> jimmy: to run. >> i duck. you duck. >> jimmy: you duck. >> i duck. we run. >> jimmy: run. we duck and run. >> okay, here we go. >> jimmy: all right. here we go. >> now, why did you duck? >> jimmy: i ducked again because i'm just doing -- i was imitating wha
Jan 17, 2013 4:30pm PST
, where you grew up, went to school, and what kind of jobs to have had. >> i grew up in the philadelphia area, in new jersey. i went to school up and down the east coast. i went to undergrad at duke university. i went to law school at harvard. after clerking for a judge, i came out here in 1997. i have been here for the last 14 years. i have always lived in the castro. i am an attorney. i started out in private practice. i settle private law firm during complex commercial litigation. in 2002, and moved over to the sentences the city attorney's office where i worked on the trial team doing trials for the city, handling my own cases, and supervising a team of attorneys as well. >> why did you choose to live in san francisco? >> i always assumed i would go back to the philadelphia area since that is where my family is. i was always interested in san francisco in terms of what it is as a city, its culture, it's amazing lgbt community. i came out here for a summer, fell in love with it. i have been interested in politics since i was a kid. i worked on campaigns as a teenager. i was involved c
Jan 31, 2013 12:00pm EST
of philadelphia road. it crashed head-on -- in the wrong direction on the 8100 block of philadelphia row. the drivers were not seriously injured. the crash team is now investigating. a standout in alabama is in its second day. s.w.a.t. team is our surrounding an underground bunker where a retired truck driver is holding a 5-year-old boy hostage. we have an update on the situation as we cover the nation. >> this standoff has been bizarre from the beginning. it is dragging past 40 hours. hostage negotiators have been speaking with the suspect. local officials say the 5-year- old hostage is on herndon. the police have been able to bring the child-local officials say the 5-year-old hostage is -- local officials say the 5- year-old hostage is unharmed. the suspect boarded a school bus and the men and seven children get off of the bus with him. -- demanded seven children get off of the bus with him. the bus driver was shot. >> a man enters the bust and threatens to take some children. you have a driver who stands up between him and the children. his death should be considered a hero's death be
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm EST
, philadelphia mayor michael nutter, the mother of the victim of the arizonan shooting two years ago and police chief from minnesota. >> good afternoon, everyone. thank you very much for joining us on this very solemn and important occasion for the american people. just over a month ago our nation was shocked and horrified by the news of the shooting at sandy hook elementary school in newtown connecticut. 20 children and six educators were taken from us at gunpoint. an act of senseless incomprehensible violence struck at the heart of our families and schools and communities across the country. earlier this month, shortly after newtown, all members of congress to get both to protect and defend the constitution and the american people. to protect and defend, that is our first responsibility to read today leaders of the house democratic caucus have come together to fulfill that duty to confront the challenge of some violence in our society to enact and insure the safety and security of our communities. under the leadership of congress man thompson, mike thompson, our gun violence prevention task f
Jan 15, 2013 2:00am PST
and glen doherty. >>> in philadelphia, an am bettamber alert has been issued. surveillance video shows robinson being escorted from the elementary school by a woman dressed in traditional muslim clothing and believed to be pregnant. it was six hours before anyone noticed that she had been taken. >> don't hurt my baby. please don't hurt my baby. >> contact philadelphia police with any information on her whereabouts. a $10,000 reward is being offered. >>> and now here's your first look at this morning's dish of "scrambled politics." president obama is being warned about issuing executive orders on gun control. republican congressman steve stockman from texas says he'll take action to stop presidential directives including filing articles of impeachment against president obama. >>> the national rifle association has released a target shooting app on itunes approved for preschoolers ages 4 and up. nra practice range includes a shooting practice feature, safety tips and state-by-state gun laws. >>> the white house has rejected a petition calling for texas to secede from the u.s. the respons
Jan 17, 2013 10:00am EST
violence. a plan endorsed by philadelphia mayor michael nutter, who currently serves as president of the conference. the vice president speaking at 12:30 eastern, live on c-span. and at 6:30, pbs host tavis smiley, holds his annual forum focusing on poverty in america. former g.o.p. presidential candidate and speaker of the house, newt gingrich, and ohio representative, marshall fudge, are among the several panelists who will examine the issue and possible solutions. the discussion's entitled a vision for america, future without poverty. tomorrow night a look back at inaugurations from the past from harry truman's 1949 inaugural to president george w. bush swearing-in and speech from 2001. we'll see and hear presidents of the past 60 years on the day they officially took office. our coverage features universal news reels, footage from the senate recording studio, and presidential library supplementing our own c-span recordings. that's friday at 8:00 p.m. eastern. and c-span's coverage kicks off this weekend as president obama begins his second term. sunday the official swearing-in
Jan 27, 2013 6:00am EST
years ago, we had the honor of going to philadelphia for a meeting with other governors. you probably all are history buffs. i wanted to see philadelphia. growing up as a son of a minister, me and my brother and i, in our days, you would consider us poor. we did not know that. pastors did not get paid a lot. the furthest distance we would go on vacation was about as far as our station wagon could drive for about a day and then turn around and come back. we never got out to washington or philadelphia. in september 2011 when i was at this gathering of governors, i really was excited about being in philadelphia. i got up early to go over to independence hall, to see the outside of it, to see the liberty bell. i was blown away. growing up as somebody who loved history, particularly loved the founders of our country, i often thought of them as bigger than life, as superheroes. i thought about what they did -- i thought i would be blown away, and i came to independence hall in philadelphia, and i looked at this stage, and i was soaking it in, and i looked at antoinette, and if you have been
Jan 16, 2013 8:00pm EST
, philadelphia mayor michael nutter and family members of gun violence victims spoke to reporters. this is 20 minutes. >> good afternoon, everyone. i am michael nutter, mayor of philadelphia. i serve presently as the president of the u.s. conference of mayors. i am pleased to be joined by an incredible group of americans, many of whom you will hear from. after me, police commissioner kelly from new york will be speaking. we have advocates from a variety of gun safety organizations and most importantly, family members of the victim's of senseless violence in their locales. let me start by saying that on behalf of the u.s. conference of mayors and a million and a half people in the philadelphia, i commend president barack obama and vice president biden for the bold vision they have laid out , a comprehensive plan to ensure the safety of all americans, but today are in towns like newtown her or philadelphia or new york or los angeles or anywhere else in the united states cajon -- states, we need to get behind his plan to ensure that universal background checks are made for every gun purchase her
Jan 1, 2013 7:00pm EST
. coincidentally, the next day the third newspapers started in philadelphia the american weekly mercury. circulation, the top 100 newspapers in america our circulation is approximately 200,000. at the time of the american revolution, the circulation is approximately 600. that sounds awfully low, but keep in mind these newspapers are also not allowed in taverns in meeting houses and private homes, so most subscribership or circulation may be low, actual readership is quite significant. distribution. we have internet, telephone, tv and radio today. back then it was done primarily through horseback and ship, commonly called paca boats. the timeline here today news is instantaneous. its on demand. you can flip open your phone and have almost real-time news is your fingertips. 200 plus years ago, the news came up, the news came weekly. i'm sorry, the news came weekly said the time like we open a newspaper and kinase anywhere from the d.o.t. several months old and a large part of that list the amount of transit time that had to go into how far the news traveled to reach the printer. for insta
Jan 17, 2013 4:00am PST
! >>> in the nfl chip kelly is the new head coach of the philadelphia eagles after saying he would stay in oregon, kelly changed his mind and took the job in philadelphia. >>> and a billboard sign in boston is counting down the minutes until the retirement party for baltimore linebacker ray lewis. the sign suggests that the patriots will beat the ravens on sunday and that lewis will retire after 17 nfl seasons. >>> well, just ahead, charlie sheen names the biggest partiers on the planet. that's got to be quite a list. >>> plus, your weather as you head out the door. you're watching "early today" on nbc. >>> well, welcome back. pretty sample forecast for nevada, arizona, california. lots of sunshine today after a cold start. again, freezing fog until about 10:00 a.m. in isolated portions of seattle to portland. it is hit and miss where it is. same case will be tomorrow morning. too. los angeles, you're in for a stretch of just fantastic weather. all that cold conditions you had ringing in the new year are long gone. we are sitting pretty with sunshine across the board through monday, mid to upper
Jan 20, 2013 4:30pm PST
taken the oath outside washington. george washington first in new york, and then in philadelphia. john adams in philadelphia. chester arthur in new york. teddy roosevelt in buffalo. calvin coolidge in plymouth, vermont, and l.b.j. in dallas. james polk's inauguration was the first to be covered using the telegraph and war enharding's parade was the first to use cars. buchanan's inauguration was the first one photographed and william mckin le's was the first filmed. hoover's was the first in a movie newsreel. the first to be televised was harry truman and the first streams in the internets was bill clinton's second. lincoln's parade was the first to include african-americans acknowledged wilson's was the first to include women. bad weather moved some indoors. grants touched it out in 16 degrees and jack kennedy in 20 degrees without an overcoat. f.d.r.'s inauguration was the first held in january after a constitutional amendment moved the date up from march. finally more people witnessed brom's first than any other event ever held in washington. >> wow, i love that stuff. chris: thanks
Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm PST
bandits against the philadelphia wings. this video courtesy of the lacrosse network. the bandits are in white here. the guy on the bottom of your screen is doing the whole lacrosse kind of move back and forth. watch the guy at the top of the screen. he comes in, he actually has the ball. the philadelphia defense has no idea what's going on. and the announcer has no idea what's going on, too. listen to this. >> popping up with the ball, in over the line. set up by shawn williams, score. >> the guy that scored the goal is john taveras. we see the secret here. number 15 flips the ball to john. as they have their backs to the philly defense. the national lacrosse league came out and said this goal should not have counted. the ref should have indicated during the stoppage where the ball was on the field. so technically the goal shouldn't have counted. >>> this is a trailer to a new action movie called "mission impossible-baby." you see the hero of the movie, the stunt man himself and actually it is the stunt woman herself. it makes the movie even better. her name is ava. she's about s
Jan 28, 2013 1:00pm PST
. >>> man in philadelphia, pennsylvania, is all this. >> oh. seeing -- >> seeing everything. >> this is a naked man on the front of a septa bus. >> boy. >> oh, man, there's a crack in the windshield of that bus! >> yeah. >> wow. whoa. the full baby. >> this keeps getting weirder and weirder. the guy who's on the bike rack of this septa bus who looks like he's maybe carrying pants, which i wish he'd put on. he is not happy with the fact that this guy is getting this on camera. >> whew -- whew! >> oh, geez. a bad day. chased by a naked man in the middle of the street. >> now, as luck would have it, we've got another angle of this. >> oh, good. >> this was caught by a guy named jose mora. >> no! [ laughter ] >> the guy he's chasing is a ba named lou jeffreys, and he says he does not see a naked man on the streets of philadelphia every day. watch what he does. he randomly jumps in the back of this pickup truck. just gets in. >> oh, no. >> and the truck doesn't know what to do. you can see, the truck is caught in traffic at a stop light with this naked man in the back of his truc
Jan 28, 2013 4:30am EST
day in philadelphia, but you will end up late in the day with temperatures above freezing. getting hold from school or work, much of new jersey, philadelphia, new york city areas, just fine. it's getting there as we'll deal with the problems this morning. then after this, we just have a really springlike severe weather setup. we could be dealing with tornadoes over the next 48 hours. >> wow. my goodness. >> we'll talk about that later. >> all right. thanks, bill. >>> ahead on this monday morning, relief for migraine sufferers. >>> the pentagon puts cybersecurity front and center. >>> as the 49ers arrive in new orleans, there's a white house petition to make super bowl monday a national holiday. could it and should it happen? "early today" returns in a few minutes. >>> welcome back. here are stories making news this morning. the senate is expected to approve more than $50 billion in aid for victims of hurricane sandy which hit the northeast over three months ago. >>> the pentagon is about to expand its cyber-security force five-fold to meet increasing threats against the nation's co
Jan 4, 2013 11:30am PST
interesting for me was the fact that he was in philadelphia for a number of years. we know in the department of aging and adult services that philadelphia has one of the most interesting and creative network of services for older adults in the country. it is really accessible to older adults. some of the most creative work we have seen at around the country. dave is also on the board of several civic organizations including the challengers boys and girls club, and cure autism now. edave -- dave, take it away. >> and good morning, can you hear me? in the back, can you hear me? i can see you. good morning, and thank you very much. if no one told you this morning, you look good today. you really do look good. in fact, you look just like i thought you would look on tv. i thank god for the opportunity to be with you for this very important conference. this is big. this is important. one of the things that she did not tell you about me that a lot of people don't know, not that you have to care, i have a signed with a disability. my youngest child, i have three children. my oldest is 30 and i have
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am EST
across much of the northeast. we will see freezing rain in philadelphia, baltimore, d.c. be careful on the roads as you will see slick spots. light snow in northern new england, as well. rob and sunny, back to you. >> jim, thanks for that. >>> coming up next, the major winners from last night's s.a.g. awards. >>> also, alarming news for credit card customers. a new surcharge in effect. how can you avoid it? >>> and new video from down under. extreme storms and extreme rescues, storm victims of all ages. >>> welcome back, everybody. well, stores can now charge you extra for using a credit card. merchants have always paid fees when customers use credit cards. but now, a court ruling says they can pass on as much as 4%. it's unlikely, though, that many will. it would, of course, annoy many customers. and ten states have laws prohibiting the surcharges. there are no fees, though, for debit card use. >>> toyota is back on top. the japanese automaker is once again the world's biggest automaker. it sold nearly 10 million vehicles last year, beating general motors and volkswagen. all three
Jan 18, 2013 5:30pm EST
at philadelphia road. this is a picture sent in from a viewer. no word on the extent of the child's injuries. she is taken to johns hopkins, we will stay on top of the story and bring you details as they come in. >>> delta announced it's changing frequent flyer rule ts by adding a spending requirement. you will have to spend 2500 annually to qualify. some may get bumped down or out of the program. a spokesman says adding the spending requirement ensures the most valued customers get the best program benefits and exclusive experience, it starts in 2014. >>> reviews, restaurants, it will add inspection grades to make decisions. the company will start the program in san francisco, in california each restaurant is graded on cleanliness. it will add new york sometime very, very soon. >>> the tsa says it will get rid of full body scanners at airports. they caused an up roar because they revealed a naked image of passengers. it will take until june to get rid of them. think found nonmetallic items like underwear bombs discovered on christmas in 2009. >>> just because there are behind bars doesn't mean t
Jan 25, 2013 5:30pm EST
to you. >>> it's a really unsettling case. a doctor killed in her philadelphia apartment. >> authorities say her body was bound handset on fire. an exterminator sent to her home is charged with her death. >> we have the latest as police try to piece together what drove the man who didn't know the victim to reshort to murder. >> reporter: in philadelphia an outpouring of emotion for the doctor, the popular pediatrician, now murder victim. >> if we could have a minute of silence. >> reporter: police said 36-year-old exterminator jason smith common tested to the killing after being called to her home to deal with a rodent problem. he killed her after trying to boss him around and maid fun of him. >> got into an argument. >> reporter: police believe smith struck and killed her handset her afire but only taking measured steps to make sure she wouldn't get away. >> during the course of it he tied her arms and feet. >> reporter: the owner of a nearby shop spotted him coming home after running errands, just steps behind her alleged murderer. >> we see the same guy walking past, looks more dishev
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